The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting by Kim Bobo,Marien Casillas Pabellon

By Kim Bobo,Marien Casillas Pabellon

Worker facilities have gotten an incredible aspect in exertions and group organizing and the fight for reasonable pay and first rate operating stipulations for low-wage employees, in particular immigrants. There are at the moment greater than 200 employee facilities within the nation, and extra begin each month. almost all these facilities fight as they fight to elevate cash, keep good employees, and construct a club base. For this e-book, Kim Bobo and Marién Casillas Pabellón, girls with huge event helping and top employee facilities, have interviewed employees at a huge diversity of employee facilities with the target of assisting others know how to begin and construct their corporations. This ebook isn't theoretical, yet particularly is designed to be a pragmatic workbook for workers, forums, and supporters of employee centers.

Geared towards teams that are looking to construct employee facilities, this ebook discusses tips to survey the group, tackle an preliminary crusade, recruit leaders, and lift seed money. Bobo and Casillas Pabellón additionally offer a wealth of recommendation to assist latest facilities turn into more suitable and more desirable. The employee middle Handbook compiles top practices from round the nation on partnering with exertions, enlisting the help of religion groups and attorneys, elevating cash, constructing a major club application, integrating civic engagement paintings, and working significant campaigns. The authors urge heart leaders to either set up and construct robust administrative platforms. jam-packed with concrete examples from employee facilities round the kingdom, the instruction manual is useful and sincere approximately demanding situations and opportunities.

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